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shrieve1

[shreev] /ʃriv/
noun, Archaic.
1.

shrieve2

[shreev] /ʃriv/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), shrieved, shrieving. Archaic.
1.
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  • When holy fathers wont to shrieve; Now gynneth this roundelay.

  • shrieve me never, if I toss not the contents of yon dish into the gods face!

    The Fair God Lew Wallace
  • Was he the Father of the village, summoned from his cell to shrieve the dying, bless the dead?

    In the West Country Francis A. Knight
British Dictionary definitions for shrieve

shrieve

/ʃriːv/
noun
1.
an archaic word for sheriff
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